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Chantier Trehard have a reputation for building rugged and beautiful cruising yachts. Trehard 90 DARK STAR OF LONDON is one such Trehard, to designs by Martin Francis, she had a keel up rebuild in 2000 at C&N in Gosport, UK. The update and renewal have continued. She has a brilliant layout for charter - with 5 double cabins for guests and owners of which one is for crew and further crew quarters aft. She has flush decks, a fantastic 2 cockpit layout and a centreboard which offers great flexibility and great sailing performance. Probably the ultimate barn find, she is slumbering under cover, her repainted topsides have never seen salty water and a current survey report is available on request.
Between 2010 & 2016:
Between 2000 & 2010:
It is expected that any prospective purchaser will wish to have a full condition survey carried out and to have a sea trial. Of course, we offer a full structural survey carried out by Jim Pritchard in October 2019. This can be used in conjunction with a fresh survey or however the purchaser wishes in order that he/she satisfy themselves of the condition of the Yacht.
It is also expected that the purchaser will wish to sea trial the yacht. As is normal in international yacht sales it will be the purchaser’s responsibility to launch, re-rig and commission systems at their cost. If they do not purchase the yacht following this process they must reinstate her to her current position ashore.
It is appreciated that DARK STAR has now been ashore for some years. She was fully decommissioned at that time and is undercover away from the elements and kept fresh. However, there are some unknowns around this process, which may lead to additional cost.
Therefore, to ameliorate this risk, the owner is prepared to make available a sum of up to €150,000 to be contributed at the closing of the sale, against rectification of items that do not operate after normal commissioning, to assist in putting them in a working condition consistent with their age and usage to an insurable standard. The following items are covered by this offer –
Main engine, generator, centreboard, hydraulic power pack and ancillary equipment, invertor charger systems (provided the purchaser replaces batteries with equivalent of current fit), all refrigeration, reverse cycle air conditioning, all winches, anchoring arrangement, white goods in galley, cooker.
In the event of a dispute, Jim Pritchard shall be the final arbiter in terms of condition and usability.
The owner discloses that the mast section needs investigation, new standing rigging is needed, as well as new batteries – house, engine and genset start, electronics and AV. In making an offer, any purchaser should be aware that these items would need to be dealt with to his or her account.
MCA Category 2 - Commercially registered (latest valid certificate in 2015).
RCD Status: Our understanding is that the yacht is exempt from the essential safety requirements of the Recreational Craft Directive as she was built and placed into use within the EU prior to 1998.
Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
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